[squid-users] Define and use a variable in squid.conf (Was: What happens when duplicate external_acl_type are mentioned)

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Sun Dec 2 09:50:05 UTC 2018

On 2/12/18 5:31 pm, Amish wrote:
> On 02/12/18 9:33 am, Alex Rousskov wrote:
>> To reduce long-term headaches, I think we should be strict and deprecate
>> (and then prohibit) ignoring duplicated external_acl_type declarations.
>> I do not see any good reasons for ignoring this configuration error
>> forever. FWIW, the use case discussed in this thread is not a good
>> reason IMO because Squid configuration in question can and should be
>> easily generated (probably from a stable template) to correctly
>> accommodate the needs of the current authentication method.
> Thank you for your clarification.
> Now I am looking for alternate ways I can resolve my issue.

What is wrong with %un that makes it unusable?

It will contain username when Squid has been told a username and '-'
when none is known.


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